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Mc Closkey Breslin Brennan Quinn Mc Ginley Gormley Cannon Dunleavey, more....
Posted by: geo mcc (ID *****5445) Date: January 22, 2007 at 04:05:04
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McDaid/McDevitt, (Nora)Dunleavey of Bundoran, Carr Doherty Mulreany Gallagher O'Gara

All of these marriages and baptisms and deaths occured in and around Croagh, Frosses, Dunkineely, Bruckless 1856 to 1960

James McCloskey circa born 1856 m Brigid Bresland/Breslin Ballybrillaghan Inver
Marriage 25/02/1878 Both age approx 22yrs. RC church of Frosses present:- Francis Brennan Maggie Doherty
Brigid McCloskey Death 16 /03/1924
James McCloskey Death 21 /03/1925

Francis McCloskey Born 1/08/1884 Lived on Ballymoney St., Ballymena and left for America about 1922. First wife Catherine Cannon Ardara, Donegal died in NYC dod circa 1930? Second wife Sheila Julia Brennan, Lemgare, Clontibret, Monaghan d/o/b 6/8/01? died 29/12/1979. Frank McCloskey Death 19/09/1955. All of the above buried in Calvary 4 Cemetery, along with John Mc Closkey below, in Long Island City, NY

James Mc Closkey Born 27/12/1878
Baptised Killaghtee 29/05/1880
present James & Mary Breslin
James McCloskey married Maggie Gallagher date unknown but could have
been married in Donegal town or Killybegs or even Belfast
James McCloskey Age 80 Death 19 /05/1960

Mary McCloskey Born 10/03/1883
Baptised ‘MaryJane’ Killaghtee
4/11/1882 present John & Mary Carr
Mary Jane McCloskey/Edward Gormley Marriage
29/01/1913 St Peter’s RC Cathedral Belfast
Edward Gormley came from Castlederg Co Tyrone.
He moved to Belfast where he met MaryJane
Mary Jane (McCloskey) Gormley Death
24 /10/1927 age 40+

Anne Mc Closkey Born 27/12/1878
Baptised Killaghtee 1/12/1878 (?)
present Michael & Hannah McGinley

Anne McCloskey married
John McDevitt Farmer from Casheloogary RC church of Killaghtee
Present:- Pat Mulreany Mary Jane McCloskey McDevitt/McDaid were interchangeable names! She was known as Mrs McDaid Anne McDaid
Death 26/07/1913

Catherine Mc Closkey Baptised Killaghtee 9/08/1886
present Cormac Dunleavy & Ellen O’Gara
Catherine Mc Closkey married Conal Quinn, Croagh

John McCloskey Born 25/05/1878 married Catherine(Cassy) Doherty from Doochary No details could have been married in Donegal town, Killybegs or Dungloe
John McCloskey Age 38 Death 19 /03/1927

John Mc Closkey's daughter was named Anne. I have my cousin an Anne Mc Closkey Mc Ginley who was alive near Dunkineely/Inver up until early 1990's. Her father John Mc Closkey b 25/05/1878 married Catherine(Cassy) Doherty from Doochary. He traveled to America in 1926/7 ? and died there c 19/03/1927.

His sister Catherine Mc Closkey married Conal Quinn of Croagh, Dunkineely as shown above.

Any one out there?

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